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Day: January 26, 2012

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Iowa Legislature notes from January 26, 2012

Senate Floor Action – Thursday, January 26, 2012 The Senate convened at 9:00 a.m. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance The Journal of Wednesday, January 25, 2012, was approved. Referral from Calendar to committee: SF

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Counterfeit bills showing up in Mason City

The Mason City Police Department has received two reports this morning about counterfeit bills received by local businesses.  Once bill was a $10; the second was a $20.  Both bills had clear,

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NIACC men lose to ICCC, 57-48

FORT DODGE, Iowa – The NIACC men’s basketball dropped below the .500-mark in conference play after losing to Iowa Central 57-48 on Wednesday night. It was the Trojans third straight loss, and

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NIACC women lose to ICCC, 81-56

FORT DODGE, Iowa – The NIACC women’s basketball team lost their fifth straight game on Wednesday in an 81-56 loss to #10 Iowa Central. Kika Greenlee (Fr., Saint Louis Park, MN) scored

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Somalia raid shows extent of U.S. reach

By David S. Cloud and Lutfi Sheriff Mohammed, Tribune Washington Bureau – MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Navy SEALs parachuted into the darkness, landing more than a mile from their objective: a small bush

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Mayo Clinic Health System to unveil new website

Kelli Lageson, Albert Lea Tribune – Mayo Clinic Health System has revamped its website, and it will be available starting Thursday. The redesigning of the site, at, is in conjunction with the

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Iowa man sentenced in meth conspiracy

DES MOINES, IA – On January 19, 2012, Andru Alan Fisher, age 42, of rural Glenwood, Iowa, was sentenced in United States District Court for his participation in a conspiracy to manufacture

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